Current winter weather warnings

From the National Weather Service and MemphisWeather.net:

…MAJOR ICE STORM WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT MUCH OF THE MID-SOUTH THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING…

.THE COMBINATION OF ABUNDANT MOISTURE…A NEARBY LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM…AND COLD AIR AT THE SURFACE WILL PRODUCE A MAJOR ICE STORM NORTH OF THE MEMPHIS METRO AREA TONIGHT. WINTRY PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE MEMPHIS METRO LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

…ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST WEDNESDAY FOR CRITTENDEN…TIPTON…AND SHELBY COUNTIES…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED AN ICE STORM WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THE FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. RAIN WILL SWITCH OVER TO FREEZING RAIN AFTER 10 PM CST TONIGHT. THE FREEZING RAIN WILL THEN SWITCH OVER TO A MIXTURE OF SLEET AND SNOW AFTER 3 AM CST. ICE ACCUMULATIONS 0.25 TO 0.50 INCH CAN BE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. IN ADDITION…A DUSTING OF SLEET AND SNOW WITH ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE INCH IS POSSIBLE.

…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON WEDNESDAY FOR DESOTO AND FAYETTE COUNTIES…

RAIN THIS EVENING WILL SWITCH OVER TO FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT. THE PRECIPITATION MAY BRIEFLY MIX WITH SLEET AND SNOW BEFORE ENDING MIDDAY WEDNESDAY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE QUARTER INCH ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. LIGHT ICING WILL BE POSSIBLE ON BRIDGES…OVERPASSES…AND OTHER EXPOSED SURFACES.

STAY TUNED TO LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS, NOAA ALL-HAZARDS RADIO, AND MEMPHISWEATHER.NET FOR THE LATEST ON THIS WINTER WEATHER SCENARIO.

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